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Crystal Reports 2013 Essential Training

with Curt Frye

Video: Welcome

Learn how to use SAP Crystal Reports 2013 to analyze and summarize data to make better decisions.
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  1. 1m 26s
    1. Welcome
    2. Using the exercise files
  2. 20m 58s
    1. Exploring the Crystal Reports user interface
      2m 51s
    2. Setting program options
      2m 30s
    3. Setting report options
      2m 20s
    4. Assigning report properties
      2m 4s
    5. Navigating within a report
      2m 15s
    6. Adding page numbers and printing
      4m 2s
    7. Changing page layout
      2m 4s
    8. Getting help in Crystal Reports 2013
      2m 52s
  3. 15m 46s
    1. Using the Standard Report Creation Wizard
      4m 12s
    2. Linking to a data source
      1m 52s
    3. Linking to a source with multiple tables
      3m 22s
    4. Adding fields to a report
      2m 51s
    5. Saving a report
      3m 29s
  4. 12m 45s
    1. Creating a section
      1m 48s
    2. Resizing a report section
      1m 51s
    3. Merging report sections
      1m 30s
    4. Managing section order
      2m 8s
    5. Hiding report sections
      1m 40s
    6. Creating multiple columns in a report
      2m 12s
    7. Deleting a section
      1m 36s
  5. 27m 5s
    1. Sorting data
      3m 51s
    2. Defining a group
      2m 59s
    3. Grouping data based on dates and times
      2m 48s
    4. Reordering and deleting groups
      2m 18s
    5. Changing group options
      4m 16s
    6. Creating a summary
      3m 30s
    7. Defining statistical summaries
      1m 57s
    8. Creating a drill-down report
      2m 46s
    9. Sorting by group
      2m 40s
  6. 26m 5s
    1. Applying a report template
      1m 43s
    2. Formatting a report control
      3m 7s
    3. Applying number formats to report controls
      2m 49s
    4. Applying formats to date fields
      3m 43s
    5. Resizing, aligning, and reordering objects
      4m 31s
    6. Managing images and drawing objects
      4m 24s
    7. Highlighting records
      5m 48s
  7. 17m 38s
    1. Introducing available chart types
      5m 40s
    2. Creating a chart
      2m 23s
    3. Creating a chart using the Group layout
      2m 2s
    4. Creating a chart using the Cross-Tab layout
      2m 20s
    5. Formatting chart elements
      5m 13s
  8. 15m 31s
    1. Selecting records within a single field
      3m 38s
    2. Selecting records using multiple fields
      2m 29s
    3. Creating selection rules using the OR operator
      3m 27s
    4. Selecting records based on dates
      3m 34s
    5. Selecting records using formulas
      2m 23s
  9. 20m 29s
    1. Creating a parameter field by entering a list of values
      6m 4s
    2. Defining default parameter values
      3m 40s
    3. Defining multivalue parameter fields
      4m 27s
    4. Allowing dynamic parameters
      3m 44s
    5. Editing and deleting parameter fields
      2m 34s
  10. 21m 11s
    1. Introducing the Formula Workshop
      3m 16s
    2. Using functions in formulas
      3m 18s
    3. Adding if-then logic to formulas
      5m 19s
    4. Adding case statements to formulas
      5m 48s
    5. Correcting formula errors
      3m 30s
  11. 17m 32s
    1. Creating an unlinked subreport
      3m 46s
    2. Creating a linked subreport
      4m 4s
    3. Creating an on-demand subreport
      4m 54s
    4. Formatting subreports
      4m 48s
  12. 22m 1s
    1. Using the Cross-Tab Report Creation Wizard
      3m 56s
    2. Adding a cross-tab to a report
      2m 11s
    3. Manipulating a cross-tab
      3m 38s
    4. Sorting cross-tab group values
      2m 49s
    5. Changing cross-tab summary operations
      3m 19s
    6. Adding a formula field to a cross-tab
      2m 28s
    7. Formatting a cross-tab
      3m 40s
  13. 11m 37s
    1. Exporting to Excel
      2m 46s
    2. Exporting a report to Word using an RTF file
      1m 39s
    3. Exporting a report to a CSV file
      2m 54s
    4. Exporting a report to a web file
      2m 5s
    5. Exporting a report to an XML file
      2m 13s
  14. 1m 3s
    1. Next steps
      1m 3s

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Crystal Reports 2013 Essential Training
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Maximize the power of Crystal Reports 2013. Crystal Reports allows you to quickly import and analyze data from a variety of places, including Excel, Access, groupware applications like Lotus Notes, HTML and XML files, and SAP. Learn how to master its tools and options and build better, faster reports that lead to better business decisions.

Author Curt Frye shows you how to define and manage reports, create and delete sections, and summarize and visualize data with charts. Plus, learn how to focus your analysis with selections, subreports, and cross tabs; export report data; and connect to external data sources.

Topics include:
  • Creating a report
  • Linking to a data source
  • Adding fields to a report
  • Creating sections in a report
  • Sorting, grouping, and summarizing data
  • Applying a template
  • Applying formats to date fields and other report controls
  • Managing images and drawing objects
  • Creating charts
  • Selecting records
  • Using formulas
  • Adding subreports
  • Exporting report data
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Hi. I'm Curt Frye. Welcome to Crystal Reports 2013 Essential Training. In this course, I'll show you around the Crystal Reports user interface, describe how you can set program and report options, and get help using the program. I'll show you how to create and manage report sections, change section order, and delete any sections you no longer need. The remainder of the course shows you how to summarize your data using charts, to focus on subsets of your data by selecting records, using parameter fields, and by displaying data in sub reports and cross halves.

Regardless of how you use Crystal Reports, the techniques in this course will help you analyze your data effectively. I look forward to working with you.

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